U.S. Munitions List

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U.S. Munitions List

In American law, the list of weapons and similar items that are subject to licensing because of the danger they pose. The U.S. Munitions List is related to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
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Authorized appropriations specifically for the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (PM/DDTC) for expenses for licensing of USML exports and to fully automate the Defense Trade Application System (DTAS).
specifically excluded from control under the USML or the CCL,
Each category of the USML would be screened by an interagency team
Regardless of whether ITAR controls the software export because such software is specifically listed on the USML or otherwise classified as technical data, an export license must be obtained, or an ITAR exemption must be applicable, if a company wishes to export ITAR controlled software.
The DDTC final rule amends the International Traffic in Arms Regulations with respect to USML categories VIII (aircraft and related articles), XVII (classified articles, technical data and defense services not otherwise enumerated), and XXI (articles, technical data and defense services not otherwise enumerated).
All USML exports and transfers of associated technical data to foreign persons in or outside the U.
Managed by the Department of State under the Office of the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), ITAR uses the USML to determine if an article or service is deemed defense-related through the following criteria (Department of State, 2011a):
149) Categories restricted from transfer under FEPP include computers, defense articles on the USML, (150) and items on the Commerce Control List.
As originally enacted, the AECA imposed licensing and registration requirements only on individuals engaged in the business of manufacturing, exporting, or importing USML articles and services; however, Congress expanded the category in 1996 to include persons engaged in the business of brokering activities with respect to the manufacture, export, import, or transfer of USML articles and services, defining "brokering activities" as "the financing, transportation, freight forwarding, or taking of any other action that facilitates the manufacture, export, or import of a defense article or defense service" (22 U.
The USML covers items specifically designed for military applications in 21 categories, extending from firearms to the Joint Strike Fighter and just about everything in between.
The USML is used to control the export of defense articles (e.